Click for 5 day Simonburn Weather
Mon
11 Dec
Max -1°C
Min -6°C
NW.gif
3-4 mph
Sunny skies
Provided by Weather2
Simonburn

Information

County - Northumberland | Map
Tel code: 01434 | code search
Postcode: NE48 | code search
Population: 180
Simonburn Jobs
Visitor reports

Add your shop free
Folk Customs:
Allendale Tar Barrel Carrying
Northumberland Clog Dancing
Shrovetide Football at Alnwick

Latest reviews

Hallbarns Bed & Breakfast
"Such a lovely stay , very good service and delicious dinner.We'll come back. Veerle and Eric Antwerp Belgium

Date visited: 24 FEBRUARY 2009 ..." More

Hallbarns Bed & Breakfast
"Wonderfull one of the best B&Bs i have stayed in and i have stayed in a lot very clean hosts welcoming and helpfull pick up and drop off at ..." More

Simonburn Reviews (2)

Best rates for a Local Hotel

Latest reviews | Events in Simonburn | 10 Places to Stay

The village of Simonburn lies on the edge of the Northumberland National Park, close to Hadrian’s Wall. The surrounding landscape consists of deciduous woodland, grassland, rough grazing, forestry plantations and peat bogs. There is evidence of early prehistoric presence from the Neolithic period from carvings on rocks at Davys Lee. Ritual and burial monuments make up most of the remains known from the Bronze Age including a Stone Circle at Nuwick Park that stands near a cairn with another at Halleypike Lough and the remains of an Iron Age homestead. The earliest settlements date back to the Iron Age when families lived in round wooden huts, laid out in circles of which several are known at Green Hill, Queen’s Crag and Fold Hill. Roman houses were built using stone instead of timber and several Roman farmsteads survive as earthworks at Kings Crag Formerly the largest parish in the diocese of Durham and, some thought, in England, extending from the Roman Wall to Liddesdale in Scotland, a distance of thirty-three miles, Simonburn comprises the parish of Humshaugh and the townships of Haughton and Simonburn. This picturesque village has been used in the films of books written by Catherine Cookson and makes an ideal base for those planning to walk the Wall and explore this history of Northumberland.

Places to Stay near Simonburn

map website

Carraw Bed & Breakfast (1.70 miles)

Carraw Bed & Breakfast

More Information

As featured in The Guardian, this bed and breakfast is one of the finest luxury Northumberland guest houses, situated on the foundations of Hadrian's Wall. Located on a family-run working farm, Carraw ... More | visit website

map website

Stables Cottage (1.84 miles)

Stables Cottage
Situated in a quiet corner of Northumberland, this attractive accessible, private self-catering cottage is perfect for a country break. The stables cottage is a new built stone cottage (in the village of Gunnerton, Northumberland) standing ... More | visit website
map website

Battlesteads Country Inn & Restaurant (2.26 miles)

Battlesteads Country Inn & Restaurant

Originally built as a farmstead in 1747, this four-star Inn and Restaurant features a cosy bar with open fire, sunny conservatory and walled beer-garden, excellent bar meals and a la carte menus (including vegetarian) using ... More | visit website

map book

Barrasford Arms (2.33 miles)

Barrasford Arms

More Information

Top chef Tony Binks took over the 1870s pub in 2006. Already voted “Destination Restaurant of the Year,” the pub sits at the heart of Barrasford village in the North ... More

map website

Crown Inn (2.81 miles)

More Information

The Crown Inn is a traditional country pub, located in the heart of Humshaugh, in Hadrian's Wall Country. Enjoy a pint of real cask ale or a cold refreshing larger whilst ... More | visit website
map website

George Hotel (3.11 miles)

George Hotel

The George Hotel is situated in a beautiful riverside location in rural Northumberland, and is only five miles from the historic market town of Hexham. The North Tyne River is readily accessible for game fishing, ... More | visit website

map website

Hadrian Hotel (3.65 miles)

Hadrian Hotel
A peaceful location very near to Hadrians Wall. The hotel is located between Hexham & Carlisle. A very historical hotel in Wall villager. Ideal for walkers who want to explore Hadrians Wall and teh surrounding ... More | visit website
map website

Old Repeater Station (4.45 miles)

Old Repeater Station
The Old Repeater Station offers 4 star rated guest accommodation in the heart of a National Park within Northumberland. Located just 200 yards from Hadrian‚s Wall, it provides an excellent base to explore the beautiful scenery and historic ... More | visit website
map website

Hadrian Lodge Hotel (5.13 miles)

Hadrian Lodge Hotel
Three star rated Hadrian Lodge has everything you could seek from a country holiday: comfortable rooms; delicious food; spectacular views; good company and fresh air - all set against the breathtaking backdrop of Hadrian's Wall ... More | visit website
map website

Fairshaw Rigg (6.16 miles)

Fairshaw Rigg
Welcome to Fairshaw Rigg; exclusive 4 * Silver awarded Bed and Breakfast near Hadrian's Wall; Northumberland. The B&B; which is just outside Historic Hexham; has a warm and friendly atmosphere and is situated in a ... More | visit website

Brit Quote:
Europe's the mayonnaise, but America supplies the good old lobster. - D H Lawrence
More Quotes

On this day:
Welsh Independence Dies with Llywelyn - 1282, James II Abdicates - 1688, End of the IRA Balcombe Street siege - 1975, Buncefield Oil Blaze - 2005
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages